Spy Shots: Tianjin Meiya Zhihu is gunning for the Range Rover

February 27, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter

Tianjin Meiya Zhihu Chinese Range Rover copy

This is the new Tianjin Meiya Zhihu pickup truck, which loox a bit too much like a Range Rover up front. ‘Zhihu’ means ‘Wise Tiger’. Range Rover’s Chinese name is ‘Lu Hu’, which means ‘Land Tiger’. Tianjin Meiya is a small SUV-pickup maker from the great city of Tianjin, their cars are priced around 80.000 to 100.000 yuan and very basic. Still, big cars for the money, and one with an ‘expensive’ Range Rover grill will certainly help sales.

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